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Resource Gold (Au)
CompanyBenagerie Copper and Gold Pty Ltd 
StatusCare and maintenance
Mining operation
  • Ore extracted via open cut mining method
  • Crushing and gravity separation ore processing undertaken to extract gold concentrate
  • Site contains a waste rock storage facility, two tailings storage facilities, workshop infrastructure and mine camp

Approximately 105 km NW of Cockburn; 85 km north of Barrier Highway and transcontinental railway

Tenement information

Download map showing Portia gold mine tenements via the South Australian Resources Information Gateway (SARIG)

The deposit Stratigraphic succession at Portia includes up to 3 m of 'recent' age sediments associated with aeolian dunes and outwash deposits of the Frome plains underlain by Namba and Eyre Formations of the Tertiary age Lake Eyre Basin sequence.
Resource estimates and production estimates

Company released resource estimates and production statistics for South Australia's major operating and approved mines are summarised in South Australia's major operating/approved mines: resources estimates and production statistics.

Approval process

Mining lease granted

Documents and reports

Program for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPR) 2016

Annual compliance reports (ACR) and quarterly compliance reports (QCR) 2019

For more information, contact:

For inquiries relating to this mining operation please contact: Mining Regulation
Mineral Resources Division
Department for Energy and Mining
Phone: 8429 2583